Whitey Bulger’s one of the most famous mobsters who ever lived. The gangster who terrorized South Boston as the leader of its notorious Winter Hall Gang was the “inspiration” for The Departed and Black Mass, with Johnny Depp portraying Bulger. Given that, maybe it’s no surprise that the circumstances of Whitey Bulger’s death seem straight out of Hollywood and are heading to the … [Read more...] about Whitey Bulger Death Case: Made For Hollywood & The Courts
Golfer Tiger Woods, who boasts a grand total of 81 PGA victories, is being charged, along with his girlfriend, for the wrongful death of one of his bartenders, Nicholas Immesberger. The Woods Jupiter restaurant and bar is owned by the renowned golfer and managed by his girlfriend, Erica Herman. She is also being charged for Immesberger’s death. Immesberger, 24, died on … [Read more...] about Wrongful Death Charge Against Tiger Woods
The state of Washington is looking at changes in laws regarding who may file a wrongful death lawsuit. Proposed legislation would permit the parents of adult children to sue if their son or daughter’s death can be attributed to negligence. To understand the proposed change, let’s take a step back and examine the standards for a wrongful death lawsuit. The conditions for … [Read more...] about Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? One State Seeks Change
Did you know that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States next to heart disease and cancer? When a loved one dies, family members often are left to wonder if there could have been something done to prevent the death. Autopsies are generally the only way to truly determine if there was negligence involved. An autopsy, also known as a post … [Read more...] about Is an Autopsy Important in a Wrongful Death Case?
Losing a loved one is a tragic event, no matter the circumstances involved. When a person’s life is lost due to another individual’s careless choice and the death could have been prevented, it can even be more difficult to come to terms with the loss. Below are six common wrongful death cases. Car Accidents In 2016, approximately 37,000 people lost their lives in tragic … [Read more...] about 6 Types of Most Common Wrongful Death Cases